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Vigo County public memorial on Thursday honors fallen officers

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Vigo County public memorial on Thursday honors fallen officers

Vigo County public memorial on Thursday honors fallen officers

Every year, fallen officers are honored at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C.

This weekend they will add 371 names to the memorial.

One of the names that will be added to the memorial is Rob Pitts, a Terre Haute Fallen officer.

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Vigo County public memorial on Thursday honors fallen officers

A vigo county public memorial is happening today.

It's to honor all city and county officers who died in the line of duty.

The memorial will take place at the parking lot of the terre haute police department.

That's where we find news 10's abby kirk live this morning to tell us more about this event.

Abby... the purpose of this memorial is to honor all local law enforcement who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

The local law enforcement memorial will begin at "4" this afternoon.

It will take place "here" in the parking lot at the terre haute police department.

That's at 12th and wabash avenue.

Organizers tell me they plan to "read" the names of bot terre haute police department and "vigo county sheriff's office" fallen officers.

There will be a 21 gun salute.

Chief shawn keen and vigo county sherif john plasse have plans to head to washington d-c this weekend.

Dozens of local police officers will be there to celebrate "national police week."

We told you "news 10" will be there.

It's been "1" year since terre haute police officer---"rob pitts" was shot and killed in the line of duty.

Local law enforcement reflect on that loss.

Plus how they plan to honor "pitts" in washinton d-c....in our next 30 minutes.

Live from the terre haute police department, abby kirk, news 10.

Every year... fallen officers are honored at the "national law enforcement officers memorial" in washington d-c.

This weekend they will add nearly 400 names to it.

One of the names that will be added to the memorial is terre haute fallen officer "rob pitts."

News 10's abby kirk is live outside the terre haute police department this morning with how you can leave a message of support for fallen officers.

Abby... police week starts on sunday.

We told you "news 10" will be there in washington, d-c.for all the police week events.

Just a couple of days ago we passed the "1" year anniversary of fallen officer, rob pitts.

"pitts" died at the garden quarter apartments on the southside of terre haute.

A homicide suspect opened fire on "pitts"---who was entering the apartment complex.

"pitts" name will be inscribed on the marble walls of the national law enforcement officers memorial in washington d-c this weekend.

And-- later this afternoon.

A vigo county public memorial will be held.

It's to honor all city and county officers who died in the line of duty.

It begins at "4" p.m.

At the parking lot of the terre haute police department.

Organizers say they plan to "read" the names of both terre haute police department and "vigo county sheriff's office" fallen officers.

There will be a 21 gun salute.

Live in terre haute, abby kirk, news




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